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Title: Improvement Cutting in Bottomland Hardwoods

Author: Johnson, J. W.;

Date: 1951

Source: Southern Lumberman December 15, 1951: 3 p.

Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Description: Do bottomland hardwood forests respond to improvement cuts? Do growth rate and stand quality increase enough to make up for the extra effort and, sometimes, outright expense of improvement cutting? Ten years of growth on some plots on the Delta Experimental Forest near Stoneville, Mississippi, indicates that the answer to both questions is "yes".

Keywords: hardwood

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Johnson, J. W. 1951. Improvement Cutting in Bottomland Hardwoods. Southern Lumberman December 15, 1951: 3 p.


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